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This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.
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ALLAN N. MIRWIS is Readers Services Librarian at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to publishing many articles on making effective use of library resources, he is the author of Guides to Educational Media Software. Mirwis holds an Ed.D. from Indiana University and an M.L.S. from Columbia University.Review:
.,."has great practical use to librarians and their patrons.In libraries organized by the LC system, the presence of the LC class number makes it easy for reference librarians to skip a call number look-upand go straight to the shelf.Subject Encyclopedias will supplant First Stop [Oryx] in ready reference collections and as librarians' first stop in a selecting subject encyclopedia for a particular situation."-Rettig on Reference
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Book Description Greenwood, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11157356298X
Book Description Greenwood, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M157356298X